10 days in Mercantour National Park, Montpellier & Le Verdon Sur Mer Itinerary

10 days in Mercantour National Park, Montpellier & Le Verdon Sur Mer Itinerary

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Fly to Nice-Côte d'Azur Airport, Drive to Sospel
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Sospel
— 3 nights
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Montpellier
— 4 nights
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Le Verdon Sur Mer
— 1 night
Drive to La Rochelle-Île de Ré Airport, Fly to Timişoara Traian Vuia Airport

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Sospel

— 3 nights
Sospel is a commune and former schismatic episcopal seat in the Alpes-Maritimes department in southeastern France near the Italian border and not far from Monte Carlo.History and remainsThe town dates back to the 5th century, when it served as an important staging post on the royal road from Nice to Turin. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Sospel: Saint Martin-Vesubie (Les lacs de prals & Sport Addict). There's much more to do: get a new perspective on things with Nice Rafting, head outdoors with Aet Nature, trek along 5 Sens Rando, and see the interesting displays at Ecomusee.

To find where to stay, traveler tips, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read our Sospel day trip site.

Timisoara, Romania to Sospel is an approximately 10-hour combination of flight and car. You can also drive. Traveling from Timisoara to Sospel, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. While traveling from Timisoara, expect little chillier days and somewhat warmer nights in Sospel, ranging from highs of 32°C to lows of 24°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 11th (Sun) so you can travel to Montpellier.

Things to do in Sospel

Outdoors · Parks · Adventure · Tours

Side Trips

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Montpellier

— 4 nights
"Montpellier is a modern, compact, and fast-growing city about 10 km (6 mi) inland from the Mediterranean coast with an active, youthful vibe.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Montpellier: Pont du Gard (in Vers-Pont-du-Gard), Avignon (Palais des Papes & Pont d'Avignon) and Roman Theatre of Orange (in Orange). And it doesn't end there: explore the world behind art at Carrieres des Lumieres, admire the landmark architecture of Chateau des Baux de Provence, wander the streets of Place de la Comedie, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Abbaye Notre-Dame de Senanque.

For ratings, maps, and other tourist information, refer to the Montpellier trip planner.

You can drive from Sospel to Montpellier in 4 hours. Traveling from Sospel in August, Montpellier is a bit cooler at night with lows of 21°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Le Verdon Sur Mer.

Things to do in Montpellier

Historic Sites · Museums · Shopping · Neighborhoods

Side Trips

Find places to stay Aug 11 — 15:

Le Verdon Sur Mer

— 1 night
Kick off your visit on the 16th (Fri): visit a coastal fixture at Cordouan Lighthouse Phare de Cordouan, see the interesting displays at Phare de Grave, and then get some thrills out on the water with a waterskiing or jet-skiing adventure.

To find ratings, maps, and tourist information, read our Le Verdon Sur Mer trip site.

Traveling by car from Montpellier to Le Verdon Sur Mer takes 6 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and car. Expect little chillier temperatures when traveling from Montpellier in August; daily highs in Le Verdon Sur Mer reach 27°C and lows reach 18°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Fri) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Le Verdon Sur Mer

Outdoors · Historic Sites · Adventure · Tours
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